The Single Leg Hip Hinge is my favorite for building hip muscles (hamstrings and butt) while minimizing wear and tear on the knees and spine. The Single Leg Hip Hinge is a great combination of strength, balance, and keeps us protecting our spines. Single Leg Hip Hinges can be modified in a variety of ways… Continue Reading →
Our New Video Library: The Push-Up
The push-up is one of the basics of any strength program. It’s a versatile exercise. It can be scaled up or down for most any fitness level. The easiest way to do a push-up is against a wall. The hardest way to do a pushup is in a handstand. Somewhere in between those two points,… Continue Reading →
Welcome Philip DeNigris CSCS, LMT, PRT
We are so privileged to have Philip DeNigris join our expert staff at Advance Physical Therapy. Phil comes with a host of experiences that make him a perfect fit for our Postural Restoration Certified Clinic. As a personal trainer at Advance Physical Therapy, Phil provides workouts that compliment Postural Restoration concepts and principles. In this… Continue Reading →
What does it mean to be “hypermobile”?
If you are hypermobile, you may be “double-jointed” or very flexible. Are you someone able to perform splits easily, put your feet behind your head, or flatten your hands to the floor without bending your knees? If you are an older adult, maybe you were able to perform these movements easily when you were a… Continue Reading →
Protected: Radiograph Review by Physical Therapists Treating Scoliosis
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Advice from Experts on How to Work From Home Comfortably
How to Work From Home Comfortably: Tips from the Experts. See our advice below along with tips from other experts across the country. As you continue to become more accustomed to working from home, it is important to learn the proper ways to stay pain-free and productive from your home workspace. Whether that means setting… Continue Reading →
TAI CHI CLASS NOW AVAILABLE ON ZOOM
Hello Tai Chi Friends We are pleased to announce that Tai Chi classes will now be offered online through Zoom on Mondays from 10 to 11 a.m. starting June 15. Tai chi is known at the “supreme ultimate exercise” in China. It was first used as a martial art to train ancient Chinese warriors who… Continue Reading →
Manual Physical Therapy Through the Internet?
Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT), is defined by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) as “hands-on” treatment provided by the physical therapist. So…no, by definition physical therapists cannot practice directly with our hands through the internet. As a physical therapist certified by the Postural Restoration Institute, however, I’ve found that Postural Restoration… Continue Reading →
SHOULDER HELP FOR HOME (Part Two)
In our last post on “Shoulder Help For Home”, we reviewed how to rest while home with a painful shoulder. Here, we present some simple activities to help get your shoulder moving again. If you have had a serious injury to your shoulder, please consult with your medical professional directly before beginning exercises. It is… Continue Reading →
SHOULDER HELP FOR HOME
(Shoulder Help for Home – Part One) The shoulder is a complicated joint! The humerus (shoulder bone) is intricately involved in the position of the scapula (shoulder blade) and clavicle (collar bone). In addition, all these bones can be influenced by the position of the rib cage. For anyone at home struggling with a new… Continue Reading →
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